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Books Ming has read
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Good Calories, Bad Calories: Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health
by Gary Taubes
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Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business
by Charles Duhigg
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Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It
by Chris Voss, Tahl Raz
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The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure
by Grant Cardone
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Power of An Hour: Business and Life Mastery in One Hour A Week
by Dave Lakhani
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Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win
by Jocko Willink, Leif Babin
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Quite simply, the best and most practical leadership book I've ever read. Most leadership books are shit, but this is chuck full of super practical and applicable notes.
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Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World
by Jack Weatherford
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Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
by Ashlee Vance
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Ego Is the Enemy
by Ryan Holiday
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Saved my life and pulled me out of one of the lowest points in my life
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Rebirth: A Fable of Love, Forgiveness, and Following Your Heart
by Kamal Ravikant
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A book that touched my soul and made me appreciate life. My fav bits below...
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A Little History of Religion
by Richard Holloway
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Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers
by Timothy Ferriss
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Life changing tips.
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Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us
by Seth Godin
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Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
by J. D. Vance
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Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products
by Nir Eyal
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Terrific book chock full of reminders on what makes products tick... or not. ;)
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The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers
by Ben Horowitz
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Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity
by Carlo Rovelli
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Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder
by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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The Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behavior is Almost Always Good Politics
by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, Alastair Smith
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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life
by Mark Manson
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This Brave New World: India, China, and the United States
by Anja Manuel
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Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley
by Antonio Garcia Martinez
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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
by Matthew Desmond
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How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life
by Scott Adams
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The Vital Question: Energy, Evolution, and the Origins of Complex Life
by Nick Lane
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The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It
by Kelly McGonigal
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How To Win Friends and Influence People
by Dale Carnegie
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Man's Search for Meaning
by Viktor Emil Frankl, Harold S. Kushner, William J. Winslade
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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
by Yuval Noah Harari
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The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman
by Richard P. Feynman, P Feynman
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The Miracle of Morning Pages: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the Most Important Artist's Way Tool: A Special from Tarcher/Penguin
by Julia Cameron
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Lying
by Sam Harris
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Don't Make Me Think, Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability
by Steve Krug
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Go for No! : Yes Is the Destination, No Is How You Get There
by Andrea Waltz, Richard Fenton
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Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work
by Steven Kotler, Jamie Wheal
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Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics
by Richard H. Thaler
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Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success
by Adam Grant
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Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity
by Kim Scott
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Siddhartha
by Herman Hesse
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Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise
by Anders Ericsson, Robert Pool
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The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles
by Steven Pressfield
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The Gene: An Intimate History
by Siddhartha Mukherjee
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Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
by Angela Duckworth
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Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity
by Kim Scott
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Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success
by Adam Grant
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She Comes First: The Thinking Man's Guide to Pleasuring a Woman
by Ian Kerner
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The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert
by John Gottman, PhD, Nan Silver
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Steve Jobs
by Walter Isaacson
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Thinking, Fast and Slow
by Daniel Kahneman
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The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book that Will Change the Way You Do Business
by Clayton M. Christensen
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Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike
by Phil Knight
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Atlas Shrugged
by Ayn Rand
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The Fountainhead
by Ayn Rand
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Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader
by Brent Schlender, Rick Tetzeli
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Outliers: The Story of Success
by Malcolm Gladwell
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Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships
by Christopher Ryan, Cacilda Jetha
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NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children
by Po Bronson, Ashley Merryman
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The Prophet
by Kahlil Gibran
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The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion
by Jonathan Haidt
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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
by Jared M. Diamond
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The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults
by Frances E. Jensen, Amy Ellis Nutt
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How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed
by Ray Kurzweil
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Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion
by Robert B. Cialdini, PhD
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Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
by Cal Newport
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The Prince
by Niccolò Machiavelli
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Ego Is the Enemy
by Ryan Holiday
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At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Karl Jaspers, Edmund Husserl, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others
by Sarah Bakewell
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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking
by Susan Cain
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Life Unfolding: How the Human Body Creates Itself
by Jamie A. Davies
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Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship
by Robert C. Martin
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Awaken The Giant Within
by Tony Robbins
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The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph
by Ryan Holiday
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The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living
by Ryan Holiday, Stephen Hanselman
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Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
by Chip Heath, Dan Heath
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The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future
by Kevin Kelly
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Ready Player One
by Ernest Cline
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How Not to be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking
by Jordan Ellenberg
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Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain
by David Eagleman
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The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human
by V. S. Ramachandran
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Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard
by Chip Heath, Dan Heath
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How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World
by Steven Johnson
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A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age
by Daniel J. Levitin
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1984: A Novel
by George Orwell
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The Sovereign Individual: Mastering the Transition to the Information Age
by James Dale Davidson, Lord William Rees-Mogg, William Rees-Mogg
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change Interactive Edition
by Stephen R. Covey
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Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade
by Robert Cialdini
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The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work
by Shawn Achor
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The Kite Runner: Rejacketed
by Khaled Hosseini
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Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything
by Joshua Foer
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How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens
by Benedict Carey
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Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
by David Allen
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A Short History of Nearly Everything
by Bill Bryson
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Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Them
by Joshua Greene
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The Richest Man in Babylon
by George Samuel Clason
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Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst
by Robert M. Sapolsky
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Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind
by Al Ries, Jack Trout
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Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done
by Larry Bossidy, Ram Charan, Charles Burck
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The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World
by Niall Ferguson
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Influencer: The Power to Change Anything
by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny Et Al.
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Autobiography of a Yogi
by Paramhansa Yogananda
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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
by Doris Kearns Goodwin
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Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
by Simon Sinek
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The Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behavior is Almost Always Good Politics
by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, Alastair Smith
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Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
by Neil Postman
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Unlimited Power: The New Science of Personal Achievement
by Tony Robbins
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The Soul of A New Machine
by Tracy Kidder
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The Martian
by Andy Weir
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Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money
by Nathaniel Popper
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Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
by Carol S. Dweck
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Between the World and Me
by Ta-Nehisi Coates
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The 48 Laws Of Power
by Robert Greene
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China's Second Continent: How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa
by Howard W. French
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A General Theory of Love
by Thomas Lewis, Fari Amini, Richard Lannon
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Other People's Money: The Real Business of Finance
by John Kay
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The Screwtape Letters
by C. S. Lewis
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Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
by Trevor Noah
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The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate Discoveries from a Secret World
by Peter Wohlleben
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The Art Of Seduction
by Robert Greene
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When Breath Becomes Air
by Paul Kalanithi
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Identity Economics: How Our Identities Shape Our Work, Wages, and Well-Being
by George A. Akerlof, Rachel E. Kranton
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Money: The Unauthorized Biography--from Coinage to Cryptocurrencies
by Felix Martin
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In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom
by Yeonmi Park, Maryanne Vollers
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The Once and Future Liberal: After Identity Politics
by Mark Lilla
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"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character: Adventures of a Curious Character
by Richard P. Feynman
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Girl in a Band: A Memoir
by Kim Gordon
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Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
by Barbara Demick
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The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel
by Garth Stein
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Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries
by Peter Sims
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Principles: Life and Work
by Ray Dalio
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The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood
by James Gleick
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